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NavSource Online: Service Craft Photo Archive
Yard Pile Driver No. 2 (1901 - 1920)
Floating Pile Driver (Non-self-propelled):
Built in 1901 at Puget Sound Navy Yard
Launched, date unknown
Allocated to the 13th Naval District
Placed in service as Yard Pile Driver No.2 at Puget Sound Navy Yard, date unknown
Reallocated to the 12th Naval District, date unknown, assigned to Mare Island Navy Yard
Designated YPD-2 in 1920
Rebuilt in 1926 at Puget Sound Navy Yard
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Length of Leads 65'
one 3,700-lb hammer
one 2,150-lb drop hammer
one 9,600-lb single acting steam hammer
5,800-lb double acting steam hammer
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||Yard Pile Drive No. 2 working on dykes at the south end of Mare Island in December 1905.
MINSY 594-12-1905, Navy Photo, Dec. 1905.
There is no DANFS history record for Yard Pile Driver No. 2 available at NavSource
Last Updated 20 May 2011
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